Archive for January, 2017

DeCA turns 150.

DeCA gains new senior enlisted advisor in Europe

‘I’m more than happy to explain … how [commissaries] are working to continue great service, provide great savings’

January 9, 2017 ×
Glücksbringer: Good luck symbols in Germany

Glücksbringer: Good luck symbols in Germany

A long standing custom in Germany is exchanging good luck charms the month of January.

January 5, 2017 ×
New Army fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

New Army fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

OPAT estimated to be administered to 80,000 recruits and thousands of cadets annually.

January 4, 2017 ×
Epiphany, or Three King’s Day, is observed in Germany Jan. 6.  The day commemorates the journey of the three wise men, or kings, Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Jesus after his birth in Bethlehem. – Photo by Shutterstockc.com.

Welcome the New Year in Germany!

The holidays passed, New Year celebrations are over, but the traditions continue.

January 1, 2017 ×